Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog

State Dog of Louisiana

 We love our Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dogs.
In 1979, Louisiana Governor "Edwin Edwards" declared the "Catahoula Leopard Dog"
The State Dog of Louisiana.

Louisiana Governor " Edwin Edwards" 

Official Louisiana State Symbols

    Bird: brown pelican
    Colors: blue, white and gold
    Crustacean: crawfish
    Dog: Catahoula Leopard dog
    Drink: milk
    Flower: magnolia
    Fossil: petrified palmwood
    Freshwater fish: white perch
    Gemstone: agate
    Insect: honeybee (apis mellifera)
    Mammal: black bear
    Musical Instrument: diatonic accordion, commonly known as the "cajun" accordion
    Reptile: alligator
    Songs: "Give Me Louisiana" by Doralise Fontane
    "You Are My Sunshine" by former governor Jimmie Davis, second state song "State March Song"
    "Gifts of the Earth" by Frances LeBeau, official state environmental song
    Tree: baldcypress
    Wildflower: Louisiana iris(Giganticaerulea)